Book Chapter

The Hittite King as Administrator of the Land

  • Giulia Torri

In recent years archaeological investigation has made an important contribution for ascertaining the possible relationship between the center of the kingdom, namely the king and his capital city, and the regions at the core of the kingdom in different periods of Hittite history. The empire was not a monolithic entity but a complex web of interactions. In this frame the Hittite king emerges in his several roles. In this study I have chosen to focus on the king’s administrative role and the way in which he was present in the territory through a controlled system of land allocation.

  • Keywords:
  • Hittite king,
  • administration,
  • land,
  • economy,
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Giulia Torri

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-9741-5963

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Chapter Title

The Hittite King as Administrator of the Land

Authors

Giulia Torri

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English

DOI

10.36253/979-12-215-0042-4.04

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2023

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Book Title

Administrative Practices and Political Control in Anatolian and Syro-Anatolian Polities in the 2nd and 1st Millennium BCE

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Clelia Mora, Giulia Torri

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216

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2023

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Firenze University Press

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